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Voltage drop Question

  1. Aug 14, 2006 #1
    Hello Everyone, I am a High school student who would like for some of the senior members to take look at some of my workings and maybe help me out when I run into trouble.

    I am presently out of school for the summer, 2 more years of high school, left where I hop to go to University to become an electrical Engineer...So I have picked up a Electrical Book at our local libary, and am doing the review questions, I have no Teacher or tutor, and am doing this on my own....I am a very strong understanding of this subject but I love to learn what I can....and the better I understand this the better i will do in University....Anyhow here is my question

    Please download the attachment with my workings!!

    Thnaks Wolf

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  3. Aug 14, 2006 #2


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    It would be very helpful if you posted a specific question in the thread, rather than referring people to a Word document.

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  4. Aug 14, 2006 #3


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    I don't know where you got that question from, but you are not going to be working with an inductor with a value of thousands of Henries. Practical inductances range from nH to mH, with big ones in the 100mH range. Does this problem represent a real-word problem with something like a giant electromagnet in a plasma confinement system or something? BTW, it looked like you were using the correct approach to figure out the answer.
  5. Aug 16, 2006 #4
    Yes I think that is the correct way, same way (with different equation) you can find out if Capacitor were connected instead of inductor.
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